Bill entitled an Act to revise the law relating to broadcasting services and content and for that purpose to establish an authority to be known as, in the English language, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland or, in the Irish language, Údarás Craolacháin na hÉireann, to dissolve the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Broadcasting Complaints Commission, to amend and repeal certain enactments relating to broadcasting, to provide for matters relating to television licences, to provide for the regulation and provision of telecommunications services and to provide for connected matters

Last updated: 12 Jul 2009

Sponsored by: Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Act

Seanad Éireann
Dáil Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Seanad First Stage

    12 May 2008

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 May 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    22 May 2008

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    22 May 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    4 Jun 2008

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    4 Jun 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    25 Jun 2008

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    25 Jun 2008

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    25 Jun 2008

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Dáil (Also known as Final Stage)

    25 Jun 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Dáil First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    2 Oct 2008

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    2 Oct 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    25 Nov 2008

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    25 Nov 2008

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    2 Apr 2009

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    2 Apr 2009

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    18 Jun 2009

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    18 Jun 2009

    Completed

  • Enacted

    12 Jul 2009

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    12 Jul 2009

    Current Stage

 

12 Jul 2009

Broadcasting Act 2009

12 Jul 2009

An tAcht Craolacháin 2009

18 Jun 2009

As passed by Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008

30 Dec 2008

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Broadcasting Bill 2008

25 Jun 2008

As passed by Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008

18 Jun 2008

As amended in Committee [Seanad Éireann]

Broadcasting Bill 2008

22 May 2008

As Initiated

Broadcasting Bill 2008

Amendments

29 Jun 2009

Report Stage

Cream List [Dáil amendments to Seanad Bill]

12 Jun 2009

Report Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Dáil]

27 Mar 2009

Report Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

22 Nov 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

25 Jun 2008

Report Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

13 Jun 2008

Committee Stage

2nd Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

5 Jun 2008

Committee Stage

1st Additional List of Amendments [Seanad]

4 Jun 2008

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Seanad]

Debates

30 Jun 2009

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad Bill amended by the Dáil]: Report and Final Stages.

18 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

17 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed).

17 Jun 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed).

6 May 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Report Stage (Resumed).

2 Apr 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages.

2 Apr 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Motion to Recommit.

2 Apr 2009

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Order for Report Stage.

11 Dec 2008

Select Committee On Communications, Energy And Natural Resources

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

3 Dec 2008

Select Committee On Communications, Energy And Natural Resources

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

26 Nov 2008

Select Committee On Communications, Energy And Natural Resources

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

25 Nov 2008

Select Committee On Communications, Energy And Natural Resources

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

19 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Financial Resolution.

6 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Referral to Select Committee.

6 Nov 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

9 Oct 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

8 Oct 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

2 Oct 2008

Dáil Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

25 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

25 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Report Stage (Resumed).

25 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Report Stage (Resumed).

25 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Report Stage.

18 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed).

18 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage (Resumed).

4 Jun 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Committee Stage.

28 May 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed)

22 May 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Second Stage.

22 May 2008

Seanad Éireann

Broadcasting Bill 2008: Order for Second Stage.